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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: W3C Battery Feedback request
Date Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:57:06 GMT
bonus: https://gist.github.com/brianleroux/cc8b4adc0f9f0b7df654

(I have no idea if this is the best way…not being a fan promises but
willing to cede they have won this round.)


On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 10:50 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:

> ah, sometimes you have read inbetween the lines w/ Joe's messaging
>
> he's right, it is broken, and he did state why: its a blocking API
>
> our feedback would be perhaps received better with a concrete proposal:
> throw out the current spec and rewrite it using DOM promises or whatever
> flavor of the month we have for async querying of data. the current
> blocking API is not implementable by our bridge (async) so we can't do much
> with it. ideally all web apis are async anyhow. ideally spec writers know
> this about the web and browsers, but alas.
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 8:06 AM, Lisa Seacat DeLuca <ldeluca@us.ibm.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Joe~
>>
>> Thank you for responding.  I just finished up sharing our thoughts on the
>> Device APIs Working Group status call.  They appreciate the overall "it is
>> broken" feedback but could really benefit from a concrete proposal on how
>> to improve the battery specification.  Do you, or anyone else from the
>> Cordova team, want to take a stab at putting together a formal
>> proposal/recommendation that I can bring back to the DAP team?  This is an
>> opportunity for us to help shape the spec!
>>
>> Here's a link to the current specification:
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/battery-status/
>>
>>
>> Lisa
>>
>> Lisa Seacat DeLuca
>> Mobile Engineer | t: +415.787.4589 | *ldeluca@apache.org*
>> <ldeluca@apache.org> | | *ldeluca@us.ibm.com* <ldeluca@us.ibm.com> |
>> *lisaseacat.com* <http://www.lisaseacat.com/> | [image: follow
>> @LisaSeacat on twitter] <http://www.twitter.com/LisaSeacat>| [image:
>> follow Lisa Seacat DeLuca on linkedin]
>> <http://www.linkedin.com/in/lisaseacat>
>>
>>
>>
>> From:        Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
>> To:        dev <dev@cordova.apache.org>
>> Date:        08/06/2014 02:45 PM
>> Subject:        Re: W3C Battery Feedback request
>> ------------------------------
>>
>>
>>
>> The spec is flawed in that there's no way we could implement it as it
>> stands. The spec needs to be reworked to be more event driven and
>> asynchronous.   Right now it's too much like device with everything up
>> front.
>>
>> This is all based on memory, but the spec was seriously broken the last
>> time I looked.
>> On Aug 5, 2014 10:12 AM, "Lisa Seacat DeLuca" <ldeluca@us.ibm.com> wrote:
>>
>> > I sent a note back in June asking if anyone had any feedback for the
>> > Device API's Working Group for the battery concerns that we had
>> previously
>> > voiced related to the battery spec.
>> >
>> >
>> http://apache.markmail.org/search/?q=org.apache.incubator.callback-dev+list%3Aorg.apache.incubator.callback-dev+order%3Adate-backward+w3c+battery#query:org.apache.incubator.callback-dev%20list%3Aorg.apache.incubator.callback-dev%20order%3Adate-backward%20w3c%20battery+page:1+mid:ezvvipwdcvhlt5h6+state:results
>> >
>> > I need to update the DAP team on Thursday with any thoughts Cordova has
>> so
>> > if anyone has any feedback please reply asap.  The link to the first
>> email
>> > has the questions from the DAP team to Cordova.
>> >
>> > Thank you!
>> >
>> >
>> > Lisa
>> >
>> > Lisa Seacat DeLuca
>> > Mobile Engineer | t: +415.787.4589 | *ldeluca@apache.org*
>> > <ldeluca@apache.org> | | *ldeluca@us.ibm.com* <ldeluca@us.ibm.com>
|
>> > *lisaseacat.com* <http://www.lisaseacat.com/> | [image: follow
>> > @LisaSeacat on twitter] <http://www.twitter.com/LisaSeacat>| [image:
>> > follow Lisa Seacat DeLuca on linkedin]
>> > <http://www.linkedin.com/in/lisaseacat>
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>

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